May 12, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Chandler City Council Results

The Chandler City results are final. The unofficial totals are: Conley Cade 198 Gene Giger 94 Janeice Lunsford 148 Brandon Delany 167 Cade, Lunceford and Delany are the winners. More...

NALC Stamp Out Hunger food drive

Saturday, May 14 marks the 24 year anniversary of one of America’s great days of giving — the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger food drive. More...

Special Sections

School

Chandler first graders receive free kits

All first graders at Chandler Elementary School were recently given free prevent tooth decay kits through the Fantastic Teeth Fan Club. More...

TJC commencement May 13

Along with the usual pomp and circumstance, Tyler Junior College’s May commencement ceremonies will also kick off the college’s 90th anniversary year. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

June Thomas Echols

June Echols, 78 of Brownsboro peacefully returned to our Father in Heaven on May 3, 2016 with family by her side. A memorial service is planned for Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 1pm at Echols Cemetery on Jennings Mountain in Brownsboro. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Chandler Tales

All small towns have their tales about the old-timers, and our Chandler is no exception. Here’s some of those tales: More...

Something Else

Dress code reminders for seniors

Many of us over 50 ... ‘way over 50 ... are confused about how we should present ourselves. We’re unsure about the kind of image we are projecting and whether or not we are correct as we try to conform to current fashions. More...

Master Gardener

Seeing your garden in black and white

Do you photograph your garden? You should. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

We are once again in the middle of a cycle of “high stakes” STAAR testing. Many families fear whether their children will pass and move to the next grade level. More...

Time for Kid Fish!

Kid Fish Day will be on Saturday, May 14th at Winchester Park. Registration begins at 8:30am. There will be a kid’s fishing tournament beginning at 9am which will have great prizes and awards. Fishing poles and bait will be provided. More...

Sheriff Nutt set to resign

The Henderson County Commissioners Court addressed the resignation of Sheriff Ray Nutt, Tuesday. Henderson County Sheriff Ray Nutt, whose term was scheduled to run until the end of the year, will be retiring on May 31.  More...

The Lions Den

Lions helping in disasters

Lions Clubs have been in Japan and Ecuador with grants and members working to help the people affected by devastating earthquakes. A series of deadly earthquakes and aftershocks struck the Kumamoto Prefecture of Japan several weeks ago. More...

News

Community News

AREA HAPPENINGS

Monthly Events Brownsboro ISD School Board meets the second Monday of the month at 6pm in the Administration Building. For more info call 903-852-3701. Brownsboro City Council meets second Thursday of the month at 5pm, at City Hall. More...

CES Library Ambassadors

This is the third year the Library Ambassador program has been available at Chandler Elementary Library. This unique program includes third-grade students who volunteer during the early morning library time. More...

BHS Spring Student Directs

BHS Spring Student Directs on Thursday, May 12th at 7p.m. and Saturday, May 14th at 7p.m. at the Drama Building located behind the football field, next to the administration building. Doors and concessions will be open at 6:30p.m. More...

Sports

Bearette softball edged out by Bullard

The final touches to a good season, came to an end Saturday. A final game score of 17-1 was not anywhere near how close this series between Brownsboro and Bullard, was played. More...

Lady Cards volleyball camp set for June 6-9

VOLLEYBALL

The annual Lady Cardinal Volleyball Camp at Trinity Valley Community College is scheduled June 6-9.  The event, open to incoming sixth through 12th graders, will be held at Cardinal Gym.  Early registration fee (before June 2) is $55 per ca More...

Youth baseball photo gallery

Monday, May 2 games:  Blue Jays vs Avengers 6U Tee Ball Buccaneers vs Longhorns 12U Frogs vs Royals 6U Tee Ball Legends vs Angels 10U  Saturday, May 7 games:   More...

Writer's Corner

Financial Focus

Here’s how to keep your portfolio healthy

If you have a medical appointment this week, you might want to wish your nurse a happy National Nurses Week. This annual event is designed to celebrate the important role nurses play in health care. More...

Cook of the Week

Megan Frye was born in raised in Shreveport, Louisiana where she also met and married her husband Chris Frye. They have 3 children, Addilyn, Emerie, and Gabriel.  Megan and her husband were brought to Chandler by ministry. More...